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Rhode Island tall ship crash blamed on dock line fouled by props.

The owner of a tall ship that crashed into four other boats after a seafood festival is blaming the accident on a dock line that ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Tall Ship Loses Power, Hitting Boats In Newport Harbor.

The three-masted 200-foot SSV Oliver Hazard Perry was departing a Rhode Island festival in Narragansett Bay when it hit "multiple" boats and ran aground, the Coast Guard says.

- NPR - US

Tall ship loses power, hits boats in Rhode Island.

NEWPORT, R.I. — The U.S. Coast Guard says a tall ship in Rhode Island lost power and hit multiple boats before going aground.

- Billings Gazette - US

USS South Dakota to be christened at Connecticut shipyard.

GROTON, Conn. — Dignitaries from Connecticut, Rhode Island and South Dakota will be gathering at the Electric Boat Shipyard to help launch a new submarine.

- Billings Gazette - US

Rhode Islander fears.

People who think we're part of New York.

- Matador Network - US

Ambulances with expired medicine, broken equipment withdrawn.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island health officials have removed hundreds of ambulances from service after inspections turned up critical deficiencies including expired medications and missing or broken equipment.

- Billings Gazette - US

This is the pro-Trump propaganda being quietly broadcast on local stations across the country.

On an otherwise regular morning in mid-August, viewers in Providence, Rhode Island were treated to a segment called Behind the Headlines with Mark Hyman, which immediately followed the local weather report. We have the greatest health care in the world,' Hyman says, despite the fact that some 27 million people in the U.S. ...

- ThinkProgress - US

'Lest we forget': WWI monuments being restored throughout the U.S.

A World War I monument in Rhode Island no longer bears the names of soldiers who died fighting; the bronze plaques were stolen decades ago. ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Ivanka Trump, Kushner Host Dinner For 'Bipartisan Path' To Criminal Reform.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are working with a bipartisan group of senators to try to find a path forward on criminal justice reform legislation. That's according to Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, who attended a dinner last week at the couple's home in Washington, D.C. ...

- TPM News - US

'Lest we forget': WWI monuments being restored nationwide.

A World War I monument in Rhode Island no longer bears the names of soldiers who died fighting; the bronze plaques were stolen decades ago. A statue of a WWI soldier in New York City has a dented helmet and missing rifle. The wooden rifle stack on top of a monument in Washington state has rotted away. Trees memorializing ...

- WRAL.com - US

'Lest we forget': WWI monuments being restored nationwide.

NEWPORT, R.I. — The centennial of America's involvement in World War I has drawn attention to the state of disrepair of many monuments honoring soldiers, galvanizing efforts to fix them.

- Billings Gazette - US

Grower marks trifecta of giant food titles

A Rhode Island grower is first in the world to achieve a trifecta in the hobby of growing gargantuan foods: world records for heaviest pumpkin, longest long gourd and now, heaviest squash.After previously breaking two records, Joe Jutras got his third during the weekend when he smashed the giant squash record with one that ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Rhode Island grower goes for giant food gold, takes trifecta with 2,118-pound squash

A Rhode Island grower is the first in the world to achieve a trifecta in the hobby of growing gargantuan foods, setting world records for ...

- The Japan Times - JP

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